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Japan Tsunami Debris Floats Toward North America
Japan Tsunami Debris Floats Toward North America
Here's another aftershock of the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last March.  Millions of tons of debris from near total destruction were washed out to sea when the tsunami subsided and tides returned to normal. Much of the debris sank to the ocean floor, but between one and two million tons of debris are still floating in the Pacific.  Worse, it's drifting eastward toward North America, and

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